Harrison County School District

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The Harrison County School District is a public school district based in Gulfport, Mississippi (USA).

Harrison County School District
Location
Gulfport, MS,
United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1957
Superintendent Roy Gill
Enrollment 14,200
Accreditations Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Website

In addition to serving portions of Gulfport, the district also serves the city of D'Iberville, the communities of Lizana, Lyman, Pineville, Saucier, Woolmarket, and portions of Biloxi as well as most of rural Harrison County.

History[edit]

The Harrison County School District was created in 1957 as a result of a statewide reorganization plan passed into law by Mississippi Legislature. Districts coming together to form the new district were Pineville, Lyman, Orange Grove, Turkey Creek, North Gulfport, Woolmarket, d'Iberville, Saucier, Lizana and parts of the Dedeaux and the Sellers district. Past superintendents include R.L. Ladner, Esco Smith, R.D. "Bobby" Ladner, and Henry Arledge. Roy Gill, elected in 2015, is the district's current superintendent.

District Administration[edit]

  • Superintendent
    • Roy Gill
  • Assistant Superintendent
    • Mitchell King
  • School Board
    • Rena Wiggins, District I Board Member
    • Tom Daniels, District II Board Member
    • David Ladner, District III Board Member
    • Dr. Barbara Thomas, District IV Board Member
    • Bill Bradley, District V Board Member
  • Directors
    • Bobby Trosclair, Athletic Director
    • Sherry Washburn, Curriculum Director
    • Dr. Judy Boyd, Federal Programs Director
    • Brad Barlow, M.S., CDN, Food Services Director
    • Larry Benefield, Maintenance/Transportation Director
    • Brenda Valles, Special Education Director
    • Dr. Laretta Marks, Student Services Director
    • Mike Valdez, Technology Director

Schools[edit]

  • Elementary/Middle Schools (Grades K-8)
    • Bel-Aire Elementary School (K-6)
    • Crossroads Elementary School (K-6)
    • D'Iberville Elementary School (K-4)
    • D'Iberville Middle School (5-8)
    • Harrison Central Elementary School (K-3)
    • Lizana Elementary School (K-6)
    • Lyman Elementary School (K-6)
    • North Gulfport 7th Grade School (7)
    • North Gulfport 8th Grade School (8)
    • North Woolmarket Elementary/Middle School (K-8)
    • Orange Grove Elementary School (4-6)
    • Pineville Elementary School (K-6)
    • River Oaks Elementary School (K-6)
    • Saucier Elementary School (K-6)
    • Three Rivers Elementary School (K-6)
    • West Wortham Elementary/Middle School (K-8)
    • Woolmarket Elementary School (K-6)
  • High Schools (Grades 9-12)

Demographics[edit]

2006-07 school year[edit]

There were a total of 12,745 students enrolled in the Harrison County School District during the 2006-2007 school year. The gender makeup of the district was 49% female and 51% male. The racial makeup of the district was 26.10% African American, 68.65% White, 2.08% Hispanic, 2.88% Asian, and 0.29% Native American.[1] 45.9% of the district's students were eligible to receive free lunch.[2]

Previous school years[edit]

School Year Enrollment Gender Makeup Racial Makeup
Female Male Asian African
American
Hispanic Native
American
White
2005-06[1] 12,217 48% 52% 2.46% 26.20% 1.36% 0.29% 69.70%
2004-05[1] 13,170 48% 52% 2.49% 26.51% 1.44% 0.31% 69.26%
2003-04[1] 13,049 49% 51% 2.37% 26.11% 1.26% 0.27% 70.00%
2002-03[3] 13,018 48% 52% 2.42% 25.43% 1.21% 0.21% 70.74%

Accountability statistics[edit]

2006-07[4] 2005-06[5] 2004-05[6] 2003-04[7] 2002-03[8]
District Accreditation Status Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited
School Performance Classifications
Level 5 (Superior Performing) Schools 6 8 6 8 2
Level 4 (Exemplary) Schools 4 8 9 6 5
Level 3 (Successful) Schools 7 1 2 3 6
Level 2 (Under Performing) Schools 0 0 0 0 3
Level 1 (Low Performing) Schools 0 0 0 0 0
Not Assigned 0 0 0 0 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Mississippi Assessment and Accountability Reporting System". Office of Research and Statistics, Mississippi Department of Education. 
  2. ^ "2006-07 State, District, and School Enrollment by Race/Gender with Poverty Data" (XLS). Mississippi Department of Education. 2008-01-16. Retrieved 2008-05-18. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Mississippi Report Card for 2002-2003". Office of Educational Accountability, Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-02. Archived from the original on 2007-08-12. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 
  4. ^ "2007 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2007-09-13. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  5. ^ "2006 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2006-09-06. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2007-06-07. 
  6. ^ "2005 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2005-09-09. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-13. Retrieved 2007-06-07. 
  7. ^ "2004 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-26. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-07. 
  8. ^ "2003 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2003-11-21. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-11. Retrieved 2007-06-07. 

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